September 25th, 2009
Just a little post, and one that’s been delayed a couple of days. National Day decorations have been going up all over the place, of course, and our neighbourhood dragged the old, faded, slightly ragged-looking five star red flags to hang over the doorways (geez, couldn’t have bought new ones for the 60th?). A street running westwards to Panjiayuan just south of us has acquired red lanterns on its lampposts, which look pretty cool. And these posters appeared at our gates a couple of days ago:
They are, of course, full of patriotism. It’s interesting to note, though, that the one on the left in the first picture refers specifically to Chaoyang District.